Sunday, 15 November 2009

Open event for Torfaen farmers and food and drink businesses

Torfaen's Rural Development partnership (CREATE) is hosting an open event for farmers and food and drink businesses across Torfaen to find out about opportunities for diversification and development.

A drop in session will take place on Tuesday, 24 November from 4pm - 8pm at Pontypool Active Living Centre where you can find out more about the following:
  • Torfaen's Rural Development program
  • Farming Connect Services and support
  • Sustainable supply chains - support for food and drink businesses
  • Renewable energy opportunities for farmers - there will be a formal presentation on this issue at 6pm
  • Alternative Land use
  • General planning guidance from Torfaen's planning team
For more information please contact Emma Davies, Rural Diversification Officer on 01495 742146 or email

There will be a number of different groups attending to give help and advice including the Rural Development Team, Farming Connect, Sustainable Supply Chains, Processing and Marketing and Supply Chain Efficiencies Grant Schemes, Renewable Energy Consultancy, Centre for Alternative Land use and Torfaen's Planning Team.


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